13w ago - Blizzard Entertainment's Ulvareth of the Community Team announced that fans can try Diablo III on PS3 for free today!
To quote: Greetings PlayStation gamers! It's been a week since Diablo III launched on PlayStation 3 to some very positive reviews.
If you've yet to pick up your controllers and join the epic struggle between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells, we've got great news for you: the free demo version of Diablo III is now available for download from the PlayStation Store!
In this demo, you can take control of two of Sanctuary's most iconic heroes, the mighty Barbarian or the mysterious Wizard, and fight your way through hordes of demons to reach the Skeleton King.
Slaying demons is a lot of fun, especially when you're playing with your buddies, so we're happy to let you know that most multiplayer features are available for you to try in the demo version. This includes local same-screen co-op and online play with your PlayStation Network friends who also have the demo version.
24w ago - Blizzard Entertainment Lead Designer Jason Bender proclaimed today that Diablo III on PlayStation 3 is hand-crafted for video game consoles.
He stated the following, to quote: I just got back from E3, where we had a good showing of the PlayStation 3 version of Diablo III and announced some cool PS3-exclusive items for the game.
The excitement and energy of the show reminded me of a time when people actually left the house to play videogames. Yes, I'm talking about arcades: magical places filled with vibrant colors, flashing lights, and the never-ending clink-clink-clink of tokens cascading out of a change machine.
There you could find the latest and greatest games--and people to play them with. Arcades were a uniquely social experience. You could hang out and have fun with friends, or you could make new ones while bonding over joysticks.
When we decided to bring Diablo III to console platforms, we wanted our four-player co-op to allow for the same spirit of fun that thrived in arcades. Our game had to allow for equal parts teamwork and trash talking, sweaty-palmed intensity and lighthearted mass destruction.
27w ago - Blizzard Entertainment Lead Designer Jason Bender confirmed today that Diablo III is coming to PlayStation 3 on September 3rd, 2013.
Below are the details, to quote: Greetings, PlayStation Nation! I'm excited to tell you that on September 3rd, PlayStation 3 gamers will join the eternal struggle between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells.
That's right, Diablo III is coming to PS3, so you'll want to make sure your couch can seat four comfortably- when you're smiting hordes of vile demons, it's good to have someone watching your back. So yeah, you might need a bigger couch.
My team has been hard at work custom-tailoring the PS3 version of Diablo III. We're putting all the fast-paced action (and shiny loot) that Diablo is known for into the palms of your hands in a way that feels natural and fun to play using a controller.
With direct character control and an intuitive user interface, all your demon-slaying skills are just a button-press away, so you'll be able to dive right in and vanquish evil with reckless abandon.
With the game now just three months away, it's a good time to preorder your copy with your local retailer.
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